How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop

We provide technical photography documentation service for different kinds of art and archaeology. We deliver to you a set of technical images that reveal important information on your piece of art. This video illustrates how you can use our set of Technical photography images with Photoshop to examine your object. Technical Photography (TP) for Art [...]

How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop 2016-10-20T18:26:27+00:00

Crowdfunding per il patrimonio culturale nei centri storici minori

Just published a new paper, sorry, only Italian readers Pasquale, A. Cosentino “Crowdfunding per il patrimonio culturale nei centri storici minori” Archeomatica, 2, 12-14, 2016. FREE DOWNLOAD Funding granted by the State and local authorities is the main source for initiatives related to cultural heritage conservation. However, the current economic situation has led [...]

Crowdfunding per il patrimonio culturale nei centri storici minori 2016-10-17T16:32:10+00:00

Art Examination in Sofia, Bulgaria

Do you know about our Onsite Art Examination Service? We just come back from a trip to Sofia, Bulgaria for art examination service. CHSOS provides onsite art examination worldwide with our special  lightweight traveling equipment for imaging and spectroscopy analysis. CHSOS is based in Italy and we serve museums, private collectors and art authentication companies.   [...]

Art Examination in Sofia, Bulgaria 2016-10-17T16:32:10+00:00

17th century wooden statue in Avola, Sicily. Diagnostics

We have been collaborating with "Giampaolo Leone" Conservation Studio in Sicily. We just came back from performing non-invasive diagnostics on the Ecce Homo preserved in Avola, an outstanding 17th century wooeden statue, currently under conservation at the "Giampaolo Leone" Conservation Studio. For this case, we applied Infrared and Ultraviolet fluorescence to document retouches and inpaints as [...]

17th century wooden statue in Avola, Sicily. Diagnostics 2017-06-27T12:42:13+00:00

Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris

CHSOS was recently asked to perform Technical Photography documentation of the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.  Bothdocuments date to about 1540 AD.  Both  have European writing in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, on them  that is no longer legible. They also have corrections to non-alphabetic indigenous writing with the potential [...]

Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris 2017-06-07T15:38:40+00:00

Free Raman Database of Pigments Checker

We just published the new Free Raman Spectroscopy Database of Pigments Checker.  Read more: “Pigments Checker version 3.0, a handy set for conservation scientists: A free online Raman spectra database” . Read all the technical details in this paper: M.C. Caggiani, A. Cosentino, A. Mangone “Pigments Checker version 3.0, a handy set for conservation [...]

Free Raman Database of Pigments Checker 2017-06-01T11:39:37+00:00

Training in Costa Rica – December 13-15 / 2016

Training on Low-cost methods for Art Examination - December / 13-15 / 2016, Costa Rica Our Training course is aimed to art and archaeology  professionals that want to add new technical examination tools to their skills.  This course is developed in collaboration with the Chemistry Department, University of Costa Rica. Click HERE for more info and registration [...]

Training in Costa Rica – December 13-15 / 2016 2016-10-17T16:32:11+00:00

Training October in Los Angeles: Low-cost methods for Art Examination

Our Training course are aimed to art conservation professionals that want to add new technical examination tools to their skills.  Our courses are offered on a 1-1 base or max 5 participants. We are looking for a collaborator to help us out to organize this event in Los Angeles. We offer a FREE voucher to the [...]

Training October in Los Angeles: Low-cost methods for Art Examination 2016-10-17T16:32:11+00:00